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Trade volume among BRICS nations up six-fold


September 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The annual trade volume among five BRICS countries reached $300 billion in 2011, about six-fold increase over the past decade, a Chinese minister said.The BRICS nations ... Read more...

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Ex-Romanian PM tries to commit suicide


June 21st, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, June 21 (IANS) Former Romanian prime minister Adrian Nastase tried to commit suicide, hours after he was sentenced by the country's top court to serve two years in prison ... Read more...

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Protect human rights: Chinese leader tells police


May 28th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged the police and the judiciary to protect human rights while fighting crime in China.Zhou ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to host airline symposium


May 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will host the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Symposium (WPS) 2012 ... Read more...

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China wants global help in intellectual property protection


December 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China has called for international cooperation in a pro-active and constructive manner in creating a favourable global environment for intellectual property (IP) protection.The call for international ... Read more...

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Experts devise ‘defence’ against Facebook spying


December 5th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists have created an interface that will help Facebook users to keep their personal information secret.Signing up for an app or game, Facebook users could ... Read more...

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Insects inspires mother of all adhesives


November 6th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Insects can scurry up walls, hang from ceilings and perform other acrobatic feats with remarkable ease. This has inspired scientists to come up with a mother ... Read more...

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Planning Commission to focus on social inclusion: Montek


October 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Planning Commission is committed to social inclusion while stressing on growth as one of the aspects of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), its ... Read more...

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China’s two mn police officers to take test


September 25th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) Chinese police officers, who number around two million, will have to sit for a qualification examination to test their abilities to carry out their duties this ... Read more...

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Global economy in dangerous new phase: IMF chief


August 28th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Saturday that downside risks to the global economy are rising, and developments this summer have indicated the global economy ... Read more...

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UAE airline wins Airbus award


June 12th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, a low-cost airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won an award from aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus for "operational excellence".The Sharjah-based Air Arabia ... Read more...

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India-Africa symposium emphasises media partnership


May 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) An India-Africa Media Partnership Symposium was held Saturday in Ethiopia's capital city Addis Ababa, in line with the 2nd Africa-India Forum Summit to be held ... Read more...

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Need for effective enforcement of child rights: Experts


April 30th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) There are several laws to protect the rights of children in India but what is required is effective enforcement of these rights, prominent members ... Read more...

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Dikshit urges more women representatives in MCD


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said 50 percent seats will be reserved for women under the new set up proposed for the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Indo-Australia art symposium begins in Delhi


January 29th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): In an effort to bolster bilateral cultural relations with Australia, an art symposium has been organised here, showcasing unique creations of both Indian and Australian artists.Lok ... Read more...

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No need to cut down troops in Kashmir: Gen Singh


January 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Countering the statement made by Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on 25 per cent reduction in security forces' strength in Jammu and Kashmir, Army ... Read more...

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25 percent troop reduction in Kashmir: Pillai


January 14th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir would see a 25 percent reduction in security forces and more bunkers would be lifted from Srinagar, Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Friday said."There will ... Read more...

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Special functions to enrol new voters: Poll panel


January 12th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Tuesday said it will organise special functions across the country Jan 25 to mark the enrolment of about 20 million youth in ... Read more...

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Inter-school meet kicks off in Imphal


December 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 6 (ANI): The third Inter-school meet organised by the Department of Education of Manipur kicked off on Sunday.The meet began with the idea of developing a kind of fellow feeling, ... Read more...

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Militant surrender policy will not endanger India: Abdullah


November 25th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov.25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday rejected criticism of his government's proposed surrender policy for youths who had ex-filtrated from Jammu and Kashmir for arms ... Read more...

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Attack on Mirwaiz is a reaction to Hurriyat politics: Abdullah


November 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov.25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that the Kashmiri Pandit assault on Mirwaiz Omar Farooq in Chandigarh after he had allegedly made some anti-India remarks, ... Read more...

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Foreign funds inflow to rise further


October 28th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Flow of foreign funds into India will rise in the coming months as it offers stability and strong prospects of returns, Director of the Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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Oral supplements enhance Botox injection’s effects


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consuming oral dietary supplements four days before receiving Botox injections made the toxin more effective in 93 percent of patients.Dr. Charles Soparkar ... Read more...

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PM to get blueprint of national mission for green India


August 6th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A blueprint of the national mission for green India, which aims to increase forest cover across the country, will be submitted to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Need to control Hindu terror groups: Yechury


July 28th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Warning against the growing network of Hindutva terror groups, Communist party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Wednesday said the government and security agencies must take firm action ... Read more...

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Members’ performance governs legislatures’ credibility: Speaker


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday stressed that the credibility of legislatures and their members rests on the legislators' performance in the house and how they utilise ... Read more...

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Larry David says that ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ may have an 8th season


March 16th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Creator of the show Curb Your Enthusiasm – Larry David has hinted that there might be a chance that there would be an 8th season of ... Read more...

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Development should be ecologically sustainable: Meira Kumar


February 5th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) Advocating the need for ecologically sustainable development, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday said social and economic growth should be in tandem with conserving environment and ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to inaugurate 74th conference of presiding officers of legislative bodies


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 3 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will inaugurate the 74th conference of the presiding officers of legislative bodies here today.Vice Chairman of Rajya Sabha K Rehman Khan and ... Read more...

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India taps Singapore to set up ‘innovation universities’


December 16th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India and Singapore will cooperate with each other in setting up 14 "innovation universities" in India, Minister of Human Resource and Development Kapil Sibal said Wednesday. Sibal said ... Read more...

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Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee apologises for the irritating “//” in URLs


October 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world-wide-web, has finally accepted that he could have created the web without the two backslashes, //, that Internet users often grumbled ... Read more...

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Current crisis has shaken global economic order: Tharoor


September 24th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The current financial crisis has shaken the global economic order, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor said here Thursday. "In a way, the current crisis ... Read more...

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Revival plan for Air India on track: Praful Patel


September 16th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here on Wednesday that a revival plan for national carrier Air India is on track and his ministry will soon ... Read more...

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Blix hopes Obama finds solution to Iran nuclear issue


January 21st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 21 (IANS) Former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Hans Blix has expressed hope that new US President Barack Obama would find a peaceful solution to Iran’s nuclear ... Read more...

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Obama’’s web-related fireside chats drop more than 50 percent


December 9th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.9 (ANI): Viewership for President-elect Barack Obama''s weekly YouTube "fireside chats" has tanked, dropping more than 50 percent since his initial video three weeks ago. "I''ve heard a lot of ... Read more...

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